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Any person making a living through mixing and selling ointments and perfumes.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
PERFUMER* Also known as an “apothecary” (Ex 30:25, kjv) or a “confectionary” (1 Sm 8:13, kjv). This person prepared oils, powders, and mixtures for medicinal use, for perfumes and cosmetics, and for religious use in incense. A wide variety of plants, when crushed, provided oils or powders giving off
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
perfumers, traders who compounded and dispensed a variety of aromatic substances. Perfumers played an important role in ancient Israel, where the aromatic oils and incense they provided were required for religious as well as cosmetic and medicinal use, including embalming (2 Chron. 16:14). The holy anointing
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Perfumersperfumers (kjv: ‘apothecaries’), traders who compounded and dispensed a variety of aromatic substances. Perfumers played an important role in ancient Israel, where the aromatic oils and incense they compounded were required for religious as well as cosmetic and medicinal use, including embalming
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CONFECTION; CONFECTIONARY<kon-fek’-shun>, <kon-fek’-shun-a-ri> ([רֹקַה, roqach] “perfume,” “spice,” [רַקָּהָה, raqqahah], feminine “perfumer”):1. “Confection” is found in the King James Version only and but once “a confection after the art of the apothecary” (Exodus 30:35; the Revised
PERFUME; PERFUMER<pur’-ium>, <per-fum’> ([קְטֹרֶת, qeToreth] [קָטַר, qaTar] literally, “incense”): The ancients were fond of sweet perfumes of all kinds (Proverbs 27:9), and that characteristic is still especially true of the people of Bible lands. Perfumed oils were rubbed on the body and feet.
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
PERFUME, PERFUMER Modern translation of a word translated as “apothecary” by the KJV (Exod. 30:25, 35; 37:29; 2 Chron. 16:14; Neh. 3:8; Eccles. 10:1). Perfumes mentioned in the Bible include aloes, balsam (or balm), bdellium, calamus (or sweet or fragment cane), camel’s thorn, cinnamon (or cassia), frankincense,
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
CONFECTION, kon-fekʹshun, CONFECTIONARY, kon-fekʹshun-ā̇-ri (רֹקַח, rōḳaḥ, “perfume,” “spice,” רַקָּהָה, raḳḳāhāh, fem. “perfumer”):(1) “Confection” is found in AV only, and but once “a c. after the art of the apothecary” (Ex 30:35; RV “perfume”); but the RV renders 1 Ch 9:30, “the c. [AV “ointment”]
PERFUME, pûr′fūm, pēr-fūm′, PERFUMER (קְטֹרֶת, ḳeṭōreth, קָטַר, ḳāṭar, lit. “incense”): The ancients were fond of sweet perfumes of all kinds (Prov 27:9), and that characteristic is still esp. true of the people of Bible lands. Perfumed oils were rubbed on the body and feet. At a feast in ancient